Resume

Tracey Adams

tracey@traceyadamsart.com/traceyadamsart.com

Solo Exhibitions

2017

Primordial Soup San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA (Curator: Cathy Kimball)

2016

Cause and Effect: Mapping a Dialogue Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto, CA

2014

Patterns of Infinity Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto and Winfield Gallery, Carmel

2013

Lumenis Winfield Gallery, Carmel

2012

Oblique Intention Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Seattle and Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto

2011

Perspectives in Balance Anne Loucks Gallery, Glencoe, IL
Between Gesture and Geometry Fresno Art Museum, Fresno

2010

Elements of Harmony Mark Gallery, Englewood, NJ
Between Gesture and Geometry Gebert Gallery, Venice, CA
Spontaneous Meditations Anne Loucks Gallery, Chicago

2009

Synapse/Synapses Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey
Recent Encaustic Paintings Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Seattle
Mindful Inversions Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History and Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto

2008

Recent Encaustic Paintings Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Seattle

2007

Music of Spheres, Rhythm of Squares Melanee Cooper Gallery, Chicago
Thinking in Circles Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto

2006

The Perfection of Imperfection Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto & Winterowd Fine Art, Santa Fe

2005

The Symmetry of Asymmetry Monterey Museum of Art and Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto

2003

Routines and Rituals Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto

2002

Intervals: Gesture to Icon Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York City and Bryant Street Gallery,

2001

Intimate Possibilities Sandy Carson Gallery, Denver and Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto

2000

Broken Symmetry Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York City

1999

New Work Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco

1998

New Monotypes Winfield Gallery, Carmel

1996

Ambiguities Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

Brand Spanking Blue Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
Work X 5 Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
Art on Paper NY, K. Imperial Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

2016

PAPER: burned, cut, folded and stitched Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto, CA (Curator: Tracey Adams)
Art on Paper K. Imperial Fine Art, NYC, NY
In the Abstract Anne Loucks Gallery, Glencoe, IL
24th Annual Group Exhibition Rovzar Gallery, Seattle, WA

2015

Between The Spaces, Butters Gallery, Portland, OR (Curator: Elise Wagner)
Art on Paper, K. Imperial Fine Art, NYC, NY
ArtHamptons, Bruce Lurie Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Adaptations,
Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Seattle, WA
eXXpectations, Cornell Museum of Art, DelrayBeach, FL (Curator: Melanie Johanson)
Momentum Transferred, Bruce Lurie Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014

Swept Away: Translucence, Transparence, Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ
SHIFT: Five Decades of Contemporary California Painting Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey
The Circle Game Tucson Art Museum, Tucson
Outside/In K. Imperial Fine Art, San Francisco

2013

Facing Forward, Recent Acquisitions: 2000 to Present Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey
Swept Away: Translucence, Transparence, Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA (Curator of Exhibitions: Michael Giaquinto
Elephant in the Room: Contemporary Work in Encaustic Laconia Gallery, Boston (Curators: Linda Cordner and James Hull)
Conference Instructors Exhibition Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown

2012

Winter Exhibition: Recent Acquisitions Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield
LA Art Show Gebert Gallery, LA Convention Center, Los Angeles
Affordable Art Fair Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Seattle Center, Seattle

2011

Action Abstraction Mark Gallery, Englewood, NJ
Rock, Scissors, Paper: Bay Area Collage Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto
Third Anniversary Show Gebert Gallery, Venice, CA
San Francisco Fine Art Fair Bryant Street Gallery, San Francisco

2010

Vessels Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield (Curator: Aaron Weisenfeld)
Los Angeles Art Fair Los Angeles Convention Center, Gebert Gallery, Venice, CA

2010

Working with Wax: Contemporary Encaustic Painting in Northern California Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA (Curator: Thomas Morphis)

2009

PRINTED Cabrillo College Gallery, Aptos, CA (Juror: Archana Horsting)
Diverse Impressions: Bay Area Abstraction Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA (Curator: George Rivera)
225º F: Encaustic Encounters Turchin Center for the Arts, Boone, NC (Curator: Brook Bower)
4th Annual Encaustic Invitational Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson (Curator: Elizabeth Meigs)

2008

trans+lucent Gebert Gallery, Venice, CA
New Encaustic Paintings Julie Nester Gallery, Park City
Relative Geometries Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson (Curator: Elizabeth Meigs)
Contemporary Ruin Escondido Museum, Escondido, CA (Curator: Olivia Luther)
A View of the Collection Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz

2007

Three Encaustic Painters: Tracey Adams, Mark Rediske, Tony Scherman Carson Masuoka Gallery, Denver
Encaustic Works 2007 Ball State University, Muncie, IN and Watermark/Cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY (Juror: Joan Snyder)
California Views National Steinbeck Museum, Salinas, CA (Curator: Scott Shields)
Affordable Art Fair Julie Nester Gallery and Bryant Street Gallery, New York City

2006

SFMOMA Art Auction 2006 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
Invitational Auction (fundraiser) San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose
Art (212) The 69th Regiment Armory, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York City

2005

Gallery Artists Allene Lapides Gallery, Santa Fe
Works on Paper The 69th Regiment Armory, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York City
Monothon San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose

2004

Between the Lines: Traveling Full Circle Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel

2003

Images of Vermont (traveling exhibition) Andy Warhol Museum, Medzilaborce, Slovak Republic; Východoslovenská galéria v Kosiciach, Kosice, Slovak Republic; Sarisská galéria, Presov, Slovak Republic; and US Steel Towers, Pittsburgh

2001

Juried Exhibition Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey (Juror: Cathy Kimball)

2000

Invitational Miniature Show Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA
Artstravaganza Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga (Curator: Helene Seeman)

1999

Small Things Come in Good Packages Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York City

1998

A Three Point Perspective Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel
Gallery Artists Solomon Projects, Atlanta

1996

Five Gallery Artists Los Angeles County Museum Rental and Sales Gallery, Los Angeles
The Monotype: Method to Magic (Curator: Tobin Keller), Cabrillo College Gallery, Aptos, CA

1995

Janet Turner National Print Competition CSU Chico, CA (Juror: Marion Epting)
National Works on Paper VII Valdosta University, Valdosta, GA (Juror: William Walmsley)

Awards/Honors

2015

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

2014

Visual Artist, Music at Menlo Chamber Music Festival & Institute, Atherton, CA

2007

Third-place, California Views: Portals and People,National Steinbeck Museum, Salinas, CA

2005

Residency invitation, Bemis Art Center, Omaha, NE, to collaborate on public project in Slovak Republic with Virginia Folkestad and Lena Leskova

2004

Artist’s Grant, Ministry of Culture, Slovak Republic, Between the Lines: Traveling Full Circle
Publication invitation, Trillium Press (Brisbane, CA) for a series of monoprints

2003

Artist’s Grant, US Department of State, to support Images of Vermont exhibit at the Andy Warhol Museum, Medzilaborce, Slovakia
Artist’s Grant, US Steel, to support Images of Vermont exhibit at the Andy Warhol Museum, Medzilaborce, Slovakia and US Steel Towers, Pittsburgh

1995

Scholarship, California State University, Long Beach to participate in “The Transient Image”
Artist’s Grant (printmaking), The Community Foundation of Monterey
Artist’s Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

Museum Collections

Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

Fresno Museum of Art, Fresno

Hunterdon Art Museum, Hunterdon, NJ

New Museum of Los Gatos, Los Gatos, CA

Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey

Museum of Contemporary Art, Hot Springs, AR

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara

Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz

Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson

Public Collections

Beverly Hills Public Library, Beverly Hills

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, Dallas

David & Lucille Packard Foundation, Los Altos, CA

Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey

New England Conservatory of Music, Boston

Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus

Planned Parenthood of Massachusetts, Boston

US Department of the Army, Washington DC

US Department of the Army, Seoul, Korea

US Department of State, Washington DC

University of California, Santa Cruz

UC Medical Center, San Francisco

University of Wisconsin Medical Center, Madison

Selected Corporate Collections

Adobe Systems, San Jose

AT&T Corporate Headquarters, Los Angeles

Canon Corporation, San Jose

The Chubb Group, Warren, NJ

Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA

Ford Motor Company, Dearborn

General Electric Corporation, Stamford, CT

Hallmark Corporate Headquarters, Kansas City, MO

Intel, Inc., San Jose

McKinsey & Co., Washington, DC

Pfizer Pharmaceutical, New York City

Sony Corporation, San Jose

Sprint Corporate Headquarters, Overland Park, KS

Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, CA

Toyota Corporation, Torrance, CA

VISA Corporate Headquarters, San Francisco

Publications

Catalogs

2014

Swept Away: Translucence, Transparence,Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic, Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ
Patterns of Infinity, Paintings of Tracey Adams, Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto.
Ninth Annual Encaustic Invitational, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson.

2013

Lumenis, New Paintings of Tracey Adams, Winfield Gallery, Carmel.
Swept Away: Translucence, Transparence,Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic, Cape Cod Museum of Art.
Elephant in the Room: Contemporary Work in Encaustic, Laconia Gallery, Boston.

2009

Insight/Inside, LA St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles.

2007

Encaustic Works 2007, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

2006

SFMOMA Art Auction 2006, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

2005

The Symmetry of Asymmetry, Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey.

2004

Between the Lines: Traveling Full Circle, Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel.

2003

Images of Vermont (traveling exhibition), Andy Warhol Museum, Medzilaborce, Slovakia.

2002

Intervals: Gesture to Icon, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York City.

2001

Intimate Possibilities, Carson Masuoka Gallery, Denver.

Books

2015

Linda Womack. Embracing Encaustic: Learning to Paint with Beeswax, Vol. III

2013

Catherine Nash. Authentic Visual Voices: Contemporary Paper & Encaustic.

2012

Michelle Belto. Paper + Wax: Techniques in Handmade Paper and Encaustic. Cincinnati: North Light Books.

2010

Lissa Rankin. Encaustic: A Guide to Creating Fine Art with Wax. Watson-Gupthill.

2009

Tracey Adams. Mindful Inversions (Santa Cruz Museum of Art). San Francisco: epressbooks.

Selected Reviews/Articles

2013

“Lumenis: New Paintings by Tracey Adams on View at the Winfield Gallery.” artdaily.org, 15 April.
Joanne Mattera. “Extravagent Light” (catalog essay). Swept Away: Translucence, Transparence, Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic. Dennis, MA: The Cape Cod Museum of Art.

2012

Debbi Lester. “Tracey Adams and Radix 3.” Art Access, 21 (Summer).

2011

Donald Munro.“The Human Touch Exhibit Focuses on Form.” Fresno Bee, February 3.

2009

Erin Clark. “Art Book Report: Mindful Inversions.” Artworks, Fall.
Regina Cano. “Exhibit Uses Patterns to Stimulate the Senses.” Chautauqua Daily, July 29.
Christine Robinson and Alicia Hawkins. Heart to Heart (cover art). Boston: Skinner House.

2008

Geoff Wichert. “Color from the Hive.” 15 Bytes, September (www.artistsofutah.org).

2007

Michael Paglia. “Four Encaustic Artists.” Denver Westword, December 20.

2005

Lisa Crawford Watson. “The Symmetry of Asymmetry.” Monterey Herald, February 17.
Rick Deragon. “Shape Shifter.” Coast Weekly, January 20.

2004

“Advanced States of Concentration.” Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, Winter.

­2003

“Pripomina vlnu i cudnu husenicu.” Korzar, March 24.
Miloslava Hriadelova. “Hladam ludi, ktori ma zaujmu.” Kosicky Vecer, March 26.
Rick Deragon. “Ancient Voyages.” Coast Weekly, November 26.

2002

Rick Deragon. “Her Art, Her Story.” Coast Weekly, November 7.

2001

Berin Golonu. “Previews: Tracey Adams.” Artweek, November 1.

2000

Ann Nichols. “Artstravaganza 2000.” Chattanooga Free Press, May 21.

1997

Terri Vandercook. “Women Artists Reflect Diversity.” Adventures in Dining, October 18.

1996

Kathryn M. Nichols. “Monotype Artist’s Plate is Full.” Monterey Herald, February 1, p. 8.
George Rivera. “Magical Monoprints.” Artistwriter, March/April.
Lisa Crawford Watson. “Tracey Adams: Orchestrating Her Artistry.” Monterey Herald, August 4.

1995

“Show of Monotypes, Woodcuts Opens with Public Reception.” Monterey Peninsula Review, May.
Terri Vandercook. “Synchronicity.” Coast Weekly, May 25.

Interviews/Presentations

2017

Tracey Adams. “Cut and Paste”, Professional Artist Magazine, January

2016

Ora Sorensen. “Artists Paint with Wax.” Professional Artist Magazine, November
Kathryn Markel, “In Conversation with Tracey Adams,” www.markelfinearts.com, September
Elise Morris, “The Studio Work blog”, March 22

2014

Visual Artist, Music at Menlo Chamber Music Festival & Institute, Atherton, CA, July-August.

2013

“Cannibalism and the Art of Collage.” Presentation at the 7th International Encaustic Conference, Provincetown, 31 May.

2011

Lynette Haggard. Interview with Tracey Adams, Carmel, CA, July 5 (lynettehaggard.blogspot.com).

2008

“Becoming a Professional Artist.” Presentation at IEA conference, 10 May.

2006

Julie Karabenick. GEOFORM online interview on geometric form and structure in contemporary abstract art.

2003

Andrea Tomaschova. Vytvarnicka (television interview). Vychodoslovenska Galeria, March 25.

2001

Maia Carroll. “Life in the Arts” (printmaking demonstration/interview). KMEX-TV, January 17.

1998

Heidi Hybl. “Focus on the Arts” (interview). KUSP-FM, Santa Cruz, CA, July 1.

Education

1979-1981

Graduate work in printmaking, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

1980

MM, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston

1978

BA, Mount St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles